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The facial profiles denote the relationship of the ______ to the ____________ and __________.
forehead to the upper lip and chin
The forehead is described by
its direction from the eyebrow upward
The chin is described
by its relationship to the upper lip
The nose is
not included in the desccription.
There are three basic forms. Those are?
- Vertical Profile
- Convex Profile
- and Concave Profile (aka Dishface)
Vertical Profile can be described as
a balanced straight profile where the forehead, upper lip and chin each for an imaginary straight line
Convex profile can be described as
the most common of all profiles; the forehead and chin both recede
Concave Profile can be described as
AKA the Dish Face; the least common of all profiles; the forehead and chin both protrude
There are ____ other profiles that are variations of the 3 basic forms, for a total of ____.
6 other profiles that are variation of the 3 basic forms, for a total of 9.
In the six other profiles
the first term refers to the forehead and the 2nd term refers to the chin.
Forehead recedes and chin protrudes
forehead protrudes and chin recedes
Forehead is vertical and chin recedes
Forehead is vertical and chin protrudes
Forehead recedes and chin is vertical
Forehead protrudes and chin is vertical
The term convex refers to
The term concave refers to
Oval or "Egg Shaped" form
- Most Common head shape from front view
- Shape visible from front, profile and bilateal view
- Cranium is slightly wider than the jaws
Round or "Infantine" form
- The jaw line, cranium and hairline often repeat curvature
- This shape is sometimes described as spherical
Square or "Strong" form
- The length and width appear to be similar
- The face is broad, with very little curvature to the sides
- The head is described as long and noticeable narrow
- This form is almost always accompanied by hollow or sunken cheeks
- This is the least common form of the head shape from front view
- This form is wider between the angles of the jaw than across the forehead
- The sides are relatively straight as they taper toward the top of the head
Inverted Triangle form
- This form is wider across the forehead than between the angles of the jaw
- The sides are relatively straight as they taper toward the chin
- This form is widest across the cheekbones
- The forehead and jaw line taper mediality
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